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67,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses set to expire

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 67,000 AstraZeneca vaccines are set to expire at the end of the month. The vaccines were part of the batch of 128,560 doses that were donated by Norway. According to records from the health ministry, 12,000 doses are in Kampala and 8,000 in Arua. With …

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Health Ministry to introduce HPV vaccine at 5 years

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Health is planning to reduce the age at which girls get the Human Papilloma Vaccines which protects against cervical cancer. At the moment, the vaccine is given to females aged nine years of age. However, the health ministry wants to start …

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